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Pompeo: Trump North Korea tweet was done with 'eyes wide open'

Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said Japan saw "US-South Korean joint exercises and the US military presence in South Korea as vital to security in East Asia". All of us owe a great deal and should show some gratitude towards Moon Jae-in becaus...

Brexit law faces crucial Commons vote

The House of Commons voted 324 to 298 to defeat an amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill which would have removed her government's power to decide to leave the bloc without any agreement. Anti-Brexit MPs had argued that removing the no-deal outcome w...

USAF captain missing for 35 years found alive in California

He was in charge of highly classified operations involving NATO's command, control and communications surveillance systems, Task & Purpose , a news outlet run by and for veterans, reported. In the wake of those disasters, Los Angeles Times journali...

Trump leaves G7 meet in shambles, calls Trudeau 'dishonest liar'

Kudlow said the United States participated in G7 talks and bilateral talks on Nafta in good faith and that Trump had been "charming". Following Trudeau's statement , Trump tweeted that the USA would not sign on to the summit's official commun...

Ontario Building Trades Council Congratulates Premier-elect Ford: Dillon

Horwath was pressed on the issue Friday and would only say that the decision was Ford's to make. Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford. Kathleen Wynne , the leader of the Ontario Liberal Party and the first openly gay premier in Canada, w...

Dozens Of Afghan Security Personnel Killed In Taliban Attacks

The Afghan government hopes that the Taliban will respond positively to the demands of the people and clergy in Afghanistan and focus on putting an end to the war in the country, Shah Hossein Mortazavi said. "We particularly support all Afghan-owned ...

Manafort Associate Konstantin Kilimnik Indicted In Mueller Probe

Manafort joined Trump's presidential campaign in March 2016 to help wrangle delegates ahead of the Republican National Convention in OH, something he'd done for former President Gerald Ford. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges. The government wa...

Data seizure from New York Times reporter sets risky precedent

The agents said they were investigating unauthorized leaks. Brad Dayspring, a Politico spokesman, said in a statement: " Ms. Watkins' primary beat during her short time at POLITICO was not the Senate Intelligence Committee, which we had ...

Saudi Arabia begins issuing driving licenses to women

The video, which was taken on Monday in Riyadh, shows an unidentified woman smiling as an officer with the Kingdom's General Directorate of Traffic hands her a Saudi license. Authorities said eight of the detainees had been " temporarily released " u...

May tells Trump that United States tariffs on European Union steel are unjustified

U.S. President Donald Trump . Trump has threatened to raise tariffs on a total of up to $150 billion of Chinese goods. Ross made the brief remarks in front of reporters as he and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, the top economic adviser to Preside...

With tariffs in effect, Europe strikes back

Earlier in March, Trump had announced the said tariffs to be applicable worldwide while exempting Canada , Mexico and the European Union but with his recent move, the three countries will now face the brunt of trade tariffs along with other co...

Trump's trade tariffs 'insulting, unacceptable': Trudeau

Those retaliatory measures won't be official until July, but Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has said the duties are meant to encourage the U.S.to back down. Steel imports from those countries will now be subject to a 25% tariff, and alum...

Police fire on funeral of Kashmir man killed by soldiers

This in the second case in less than a month of a protester being run over by a vehicle belonging to the security forcee. The protester who died on Friday was critically injured after a paramilitary police vehicle hit several men during an anti-I...

'New possibilities' for coalition government

The president approved Conte and a rejiggered Cabinet list Thursday after Paolo Savona was moved from the economy slot to that of the ministry of European affairs. would have to imply a credible pro-European commitment and a commitment to the Italian...

Man, 30, moves out after losing legal battle against parents

CNY Central tracked down a Michael Rotondo from the Albany area who now lives in California, but is the same age as the one in Camillus (who goes by "Mike") and shows up in searches because they're both from Upstate New York. Officers arrived and ...

North Korea Official Is NYC-Bound To Discuss Possible Trump-Kim Talks

A top North Korean official arrived at Beijing's airport on Wednesday on his way to a meeting in NY in hopes of trying to salvage a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. A team of USA diplomats was seen going ...

Quiz: How Well Would You Do In The National Spelling Bee?

Karthik and his family lived in Bloomington-Normal from 2006 until late 2016, said family friend Jay Tummala of Normal. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Aisha Randhawa, 12, from Corona, Calif., reacts to spelling a word correctly in the finals of the Scripps N...

'I'm alive' - Russian journalist faked death to foil assassination plot

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko says that he was involved in a special operation to prevent the terrorist attacks of Russian special services on the territory of Ukraine a month before his "murder". Mr Babchenko , a former soldier in the C...

U.S. imposes hefty tariffs on steel, aluminium imports from key allies

The European Union is planning retaliatory tariffs on United States steel and food goods in the coming weeks, once it calculates the exact cost to European Union companies of the USA tariffs. And on Thursday , the White House announced the levies ...

Undocumented immigrant who saved toddler is French national hero

A man on the fourth floor was leaning across another balcony struggling to hold on to the child. On his arrival in France in September 2017 after travelling the Mediterranean migrant route, Gassama was given a mattress on the floor in a room occupi...

Kim Yong Chol: Trump tweets about North Korean spy chief visiting NYC

Trump and Kim separately expressed their readiness over the weekend to meet as originally planned, although the USA president had called off the summit on Thursday. While there was speculation that he then boarded a New York-bound China Air flight, ...

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise meeting

President Donald Trump waves while walking away after speaking to the media, as he walks to the Marine One helicopter on Friday. While the president did not detail the nature of the new U.S. That planned summit with North Korea: dead & buried, ...

Northern Ireland under pressure after historic abortion vote

He felt alienated by the campaign: "It's extraordinary the way the campaign focused so much on 'Me, me, me, ' the rights of the mother, and very little mention of the unborn child". Exit polls released on Saturday showed that it was a landslide vic...

US tariff threat hits European automakers' stocks

The Trump administration on Wednesday launched a national security investigation into auto and truck imports that could lead to new us tariffs similar to those imposed on imported steel and aluminum in March. companies doing business there, we ...

Curry says mom scolded him for Game 3 obscenity

The Golden State Warriors guard had looked tentative and lost in Sunday's Game 3 of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Western Conference Finals, just like in the previous two games. Iguodala did not speak to reporters on Monday, and the War...

South Korea downplays Pyongyang's threats to cancel talks

Planned talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have also been thrown into doubt. North Korea is obviously aware how much President Trump wants this summit, as Go Myong-Hyun points out. "It could very well be th...

Environmental lawyers in push to stop gas pipeline in Finland

Oudkirk told reporters the US Congress had given the president new authority to impose sanctions against a variety of Russian pipeline projects. "The U.S. He said Germany viewed Nord Stream 2 as primarily a commercial project, but saw the need to con...

Trinamool looks to sweep Bengal Panchayat polls, BJP in second spot

In North 24 Parganas , the ruling party won 32 seats leaving one for the Left and in Hooghly district it won 21 out of 27 seats. According to reports, activists of TMC have allegedly indulged in stamping ballot papers even on results day.

US sanctions Iran central bank governor for terrorist support

He's being named a "specially designated global terrorist". Tuesday's action seeks to cut off what the United States called a "critical" banking network for Iran, and deny that blacklisted access to the global financial system. He has worked with...

Turkey and Israel expel envoys over Gaza violence

Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry said that 60 Palestinians were killed and more than 2,700 were wounded on Monday amid the biggest riots and rallies in a weeks-long campaign of protests against Israel , known collectively as the " March of R...

Malaysia bars scandal-ridden ex-leader from leaving country

Mahathir confirmed that he prevented Najib from departing. He has said Najib will have to face a court if any wrongdoing is found. Najib has denied any wrongdoing and said the money was a donation from the Saudi royal family, which he had since ret...

Taliban launch huge assault on western Afghan city

Attackers overran several security checkpoints in the city, and heavy fighting was under way on Tuesday, provincial official Fared Bakhtawer said. "Government reinforcements have arrived including around 100 commando forces". Inamullah Miakhial, a ...

Jerusalem Soccer Club Embraces Trump Name Eschewed by Others

But Netanyahu insisted the embassy move is "the right thing to do" and ordered other countries to follow suit. Abbas, who for years had banked on the U.S. "The reason is simple: For over 3,000 years it has been the capital of our people , and on...

K'taka polls: 37% voting recorded till 1.00 pm

Going by the data provided by the Election Commission, there are 70 urban and 154 rural seats in Karnataka. Earlier in the day, BJP Karnataka chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa claimed that the party will get more than 150 seats and they ...

Sen. Joe Donnelly to back Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick

While anti-war groups, civil libertarians, and many journalists were appalled by Haspel's " horrid " hearing performance-the current acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency insisted that she is just a "typical middle-class American" with a...

India's 'super cop' kills himself following cancer battle

Born on June 23, 1963, Mr Roy was serving as Additional Director General of Police and was often called a "fitness freak" and a "supercop" by his friends. Senior colleague MN Singh told NDTV , "He was a very bright officer". Between 2004 and 2007 ...

Emperor meets with Chinese Premier Li in Tokyo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also welcomed a string of business commitments from China , including a RMB 200 billion ($31.4 billion) investment quota for Japan investors to buy Chinese stocks. "The volume of trade in the China-Japan-South Kore...

No decisions made yet regarding suspected Golden State Killer trial

Offerman was originally from Dyersville and a graduate of Loras College. Authorities also suspect DeAngelo killed Greg Sanchez, 27, and his girlfriend Cheri Domingo, 35, on July 27, 1981, inside a home also near Goleta, where Domingo had been house...

Trump's Drug Pricing Plan Praised, Panned, Parsed

Some of the administration's longer-term priorities include restricting use of rebates, creating incentives for drug makers to lower list prices in Medicare, and investigating tools to address foreign government practices that it said could be harmin...

Iran nuclear deal: Johnson tells Commons he wants pact to continue

In comments before school teachers, Khamenei told Trump: "You can not do a damn thing!" France , Britain and Germany outlined possible new sanctions for Iran as a way to not only keep Trump committed to the deal, but also persuade their European Uni...

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With Trump in waiting, Kim courts China's support

Kim traveled to China - his most important security and trade partner - before meetings a year ago with Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The spokesman says he hopes...

Isis missile strike injures two SAS soldiers in Syria

The fighters were captured as part of Operation Jazeera Storm, which is charged with liberating the last areas of Syria that remain under ISIS control, Bali's statement said . T...

Asian, European Stocks Rebound Ahead of US-China Trade Talks

Trump has said talks toward a deal are progressing well, but it was unclear if Beijing will yield to key USA demands over trade imbalances, market access, and alleged Chinese ab...

John Bolton makes US Syria withdrawal conditional on IS defeat, Kurds safety

At the same time , National Security Advisor of the United States John Bolton warned the authorities of Damascus that the US troops withdrawal from Syria shouldn't be conside...

US House Democrats challenge Trump on shutdown

The House of Representatives first voted on Thursday to approve a stopgap spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security that would not allocate any new wall funding, in a r...

China mum on detained Canadian, queries status of employer

The three family members, all American citizens, arrived in China in June under USA passports to visit the ailing father of Liu's wife. Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer o...

United Nations rights office says Saudi trial in Khashoggi case 'not sufficient'

The prosecution also said it was awaiting a response to two formal letters requesting evidence from Turkey, where Khashoggi was murdered inside the kingdom´s Istanbul consulate o...

First two Muslim women sworn into US Congress

Newly elected Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of MI is getting some pushback from fellow lawmakers on Capitol Hill after using a profanity Thursday evening when she said Presiden...

Rep. Crenshaw: Wall Crucial Part of Border Security

Vice President Mike Pence said "I want to thank you for the strong stand you have taken on border security", adding the administration "is ready to deal , we have an offer on th...

Kim Jong Un warns 'Washington not to test North Korean's patience'

Mr Kim was referring to his summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore in June, when he said he had "fruitful talks" and "exchanged constructive ideas". "U.S. negotiators...

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North Korean leader vows to visit Seoul: Cheong Wa Dae

North Korean leader vows to visit Seoul: Cheong Wa Dae

In recent months, South Korean fan clubs of the leader have reportedly sprung up as the South anticipates frequent visits from as ties warm up between the two countries. Kim said i...

Elizabeth Warren takes major step toward a 2020 presidential run

Elizabeth Warren takes major step toward a 2020 presidential run

Warren's criticism of Trump's trade policies, erosion of consumer protections, and openness to authoritarian regimes has drawn his attention, and his disdain. Warren's Native Ameri...

USA spy captured in Moscow

USA spy captured in Moscow

Russia's Tass news agency said Whelan faces between 10 and 20 years in jail if found guilty. "Russia's obligations under the Vienna Convention require them to provide consular ...

Alberta teacher Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

Alberta teacher Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

The appellate court ruled that the jail sentence handed down by the lower court was "obviously inappropriate" because Schellenberg is accused of "playing an important role" in what...

White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

Asked on Sunday if the President will sign or veto a bill that Democrats pass, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told CNN's Dana Bash on " State of the Union " that "it de...